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a combining form meaning “varix,” “varicose vein,” used in the formation of compound words: varicocele.

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Also especially before a vowel, varic-.

Origin of varico-

<Latin varic- (stem of varix) + -o-. See varix
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British Dictionary definitions for varico-

varico-

before a vowel varic-


combining form

indicating a varix or varicose veinsvaricotomy

Word Origin for varico-

from Latin varix, varic- distended vein
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Medical definitions for varico-

varico-

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Varix; varicose:varicocele.
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